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sprout

(sprowt),
A structure resembling the sprout of a plant.

sprout

[ME. spruten]
The new, germinated growth from a root, seed, or tuber.

alfalfa sprout

The initial growth from the germinated seeds of the legume alfalfa, eaten as a source of vegetable protein.

sprout

(sprowt)
A structure resembling the sprout of a plant.
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In this respect, Oak species sprouting capability play on important role in regeneration of Zagross forests.
The primary objectives were to develop baseline information on oak sprouting following harvesting and to develop predictive models of sprout survival and growth for use by resource managers and landowners.
The basic piece of a kit is a clean sprouting jar with a mesh incorporated in the lid.
Place your sprouts in a dark place, such as a cupboard or even the oven during the sprouting period.
Behavior of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 on alfalfa sprouts during the sprouting process as influenced by treatments with various chemicals.
Even a miniscule number of salmonella present on a seed before sprouting could lead to huge numbers of salmonella being present on the sprout," Cieslak said.
As a broad generalization, species that grow in stressful sites or sites with frequent disturbances are likely to sprout more vigorously and to retain the sprouting ability longer than are species that grow in less stressful sites or sites with less frequent disturbance.
Although sprouted grains may conjure up an image of long, spindly alfalfa sprouts, a sprouted grain has only a short (about 1/8-inch long) shoot because the sprouting process is halted shortly after germination.
You can certainly benefit from eating raw seeds and nuts, but soaking and sprouting seeds helps them begin to do what they were made to do: grow.
THE BIG SLEEP At the heart of questions about smoke-influenced germination is seed dormancy, the suite of adaptations that keeps the brainless nuggets of tissue from sprouting at inappropriate times.
However, sprouting products are generally eaten raw or undergo only a mild or rapid heat treatment, such as stir-fry.